10 – Bus Depot Markets Kids in the Shed
Enjoy a family fun day out at the markets! There’ll be a lively atmosphere with lots for the kids to see and do. You’ll find stacks of products that kids love like handcrafted toys, bedroom accessories, artworks and lots of bright coloured kids clothes. There’ll also be lots of delicious treats to eat!
Sunday June 9, 10am – 4pm
Old Bus Depot Markets, Kingston
9 – Braidwood Book Fair
Calling all book worms! The ever-popular Braidwood Book Fair is back! There’s a huge variety of books, DVD’s, CD’s, records and magazines – lots of treasures to be found. A local community event organised by the Anglican Parish of Braidwood.
June 7 – 10
National Theatre, Braidwood
8 – Sri Lankan Food Fair
Do you love traditional Sri Lankan food, or have always wanted to try it? Take your appetite to the Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple and enjoy a lunch of hoppers & egg hoppers, thosa, samosa, curries, short-eats, pan rolls, wade and more! There’ll also be free tea and coffee.
Saturday June 8, 11am – 2:30pm
Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple, Kambah
7 – Murrumbateman Village Market
A friendly market close to Canberra and Yass on the Barton Highway specialising in local fresh food and crafts. Check out the arts and crafts, fruit and vegies, bread, cakes, pastries, jams, sauces, farm fresh beef, pork and lamb, salami, olive oils, native plants and fresh produce straight out of local gardens. A number of local wineries are represented plus a wide range of crafts.
Saturday June 8, 9am – 1pm
Murrumbateman Recreation Grounds
6 – Born or Built
Questacon has another exciting and innovative exhibition – ‘Born or Built’. It examines the similarities and differences between humans and machines, explores our overlapping shared future and questions the choices we will make to get there. A must see!
On now at Questacon
Cost: free with normal entry fee
5 – World Wide Knit in Public Day
Local charity knitting group, Good Omen Goodeze is inviting members of the public to join them for a day of knitting! Take the time to knit or crochet a square for a blanket to be donated to the Canberra Hospital ICU or take your own project. They will have wool and needles available for beginners, as well as French knitting spools and pom pom makers made from recycled cardboard for children to learn a new skill and join in the fun!
Saturday June 8, 10am – 3pm
4 – Dragon Boat Festival
A festival celebrated by Chinese people to avoid bad luck and summon good luck for the year. There are prizes to win for fun games, traditional hand-craft activities and performances. Head along with the kids and have fun! Supported by local businesses and community artists.
Saturday June 8, 1pm – 3:30pm
2 Emu Bank, Belconnen
3 – Doggo Day Screening at Limelight Cinema
Take your pooch to the movies! Don’t miss this special dog friendly screening of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’. Treat your dog to a round of pupcorn! Get in quick with tickets selling fast.
Sunday June 9, 8:30am
Limelight Cinema, Tuggeranong
Cost: Dog $10, Owner $20
2 – Queen & Country Music Festival
This year’s Queen & Country Music Festival promises to be bigger and better than the last, featuring some all-stars of Aussie country music! Enjoy performances by Jayne Denham, Hayley Jensen, Chalkie White, Rose & Co feat Lianna Rose, Jake Sinclair and Leanne Castley. There’ll be fire pits to keep you toasty, plenty of beers on tap and sweet tunes playing from 12pm till late.
Saturday June 8, 12pm till late
The George Harcourt Inn
Cost: presale $27
1 – CBR Brave vs Sydney Bears & Melbourne Mustangs
The CBR Brave have a big double header this weekend, taking on the two teams just below them on the Australian Ice Hockey League ladder! Our guys would love another strong home crowd to cheer them to victory!
Saturday June 8 at 5:30pm, Sunday June 9 at 4:30pm
Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre
Cost: Adult $22.50, Child $15, Family $60, Taste of Braddon $40